This article could have been subtitled “In Defense Of Old-Vine Field Blends,” and so I say, cheers to Paul Gregutt for writing it, and cheers to the Seattle Times for running it! You can check it out here: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/wineadviser/2011961704_pacificpadviser06.html
Discussions and comments about specific varietals and/or blends.
Lovely news! The Insider newsletter (May 5th, 2010) from Wine Spectator contains James Laube’s review of the newly-released 2008 Santa Cruz Mountains Estate Chardonnay, and he’s given it 92 points! Ridge Chardonnay Santa Cruz Mountains Estate 2008 92 points | $40 |… Read More ›
Ok, it didn’t actually walk in, at least not by itself. It came in the company of my new two favorite people in the world, Judi Rosenthal and Peter Dalena. What wondrous folks! They drove all the way up the… Read More ›
The 2006 Lytton Estate Zinfandel, a very limited-production estate zin comprised of fruit from several very select parcels within the boundaries of the Lytton Springs vineyards, was released to ATP members-only earlier this month, but it’s about to come into… Read More ›
This Saturday we are very pleased to be hosting a wonderful event, our Monte Bello Assemblage Tasting, during which we’ll be pouring not only the current assemblage of the 2009 Monte Bello (slated for release in 2012) and the 2006… Read More ›
Not sure I need to say too much more really. When you’ve got Gwyneth, Goop (her blog), Burgers, and some Ridge Zinfandel, it sort of feels like the post writes itself. Just take a little of: Wine Pairing the right… Read More ›